WIMM One Developer Review

The world is shrinking. At least that seems to be the case when writing micro-applications for the Android-based wearable computer platform, the WIMM One. This $199 developer preview device comes packed with the main WIMM 330 module and USB charging kit, as well as a black watchstrap to wear the WIMM module on your wrist. [Click image to view …

Making capacitive touch sensors water tolerant

When a capacitive touch screen goes into sleep or standby mode to save energy, how can you design the system to wake up quickly without degrading its performance or burning a lot of power. Here are two options: a traditional method and a new MCU-based method. Touch-sense keys are gaining popularity with both end users and ***a***developers of everyday human-interface …